In late December 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the first part of a Final Risk Evaluation for Asbestos. Six ongoing use categories of asbestos were evaluated by the EPA, which found 16 conditions of use that presented unreasonable risk to human health through either occupational exposures or consumer uses.
This latest report, the EPA found unreasonable risk in the occupational conditions:
The findings released last month are the same as those EPA finds in March, which were criticized and thought to underestimate the dangers of asbestos exposure.
Read the EPA report here.
This is the first of a two part study by EPA.
If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, or other cancer related to asbestos exposure, contact the attorneys are Nass Cancelliere. Since 1983, Nass Cancelliere has assisted thousands of asbestos victims from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, and have collected over $100,000,000 in compensation for its clients. The firm has also been instrumental in changing many of the laws in Pennsylvania to help asbestos victims.
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